He shouted choking and gurgling curses at the starry heavens; he cut viciously with his whip
at passing vehicles; he scattered fierce and ever-changing oaths and imprecations along the streets, so that a late truck driver, crawling homeward, heard and was abashed.
But Mercedes interfered, crying, "Oh, Hal, you mustn't," as she caught hold of the whip and wrenched it from him.
They're lazy, I tell you, and you've got to whip them to get anything out of them.
He pulled when he could; when he could no longer pull, he fell down and remained down till blows from whip or club drove him to his feet again.
And when the club or whip fell upon them, the spark fluttered feebly up, and they tottered to their feet and staggered on.
The whip flashed out, here and there, on its merciless errands.
Pickwick advancing towards him with the chaise whip
in his hand, than he exchanged the rotary motion in which he had previously indulged, for a retrograde movement of so very determined a character, that it at once drew Mr.
Don't you mind her, mates, bring a whip each of you, get ready
One of the men gave him a cut with the whip across the face, he did not feel it.
He threw down the whip, bent forward and picked up from the bottom of the cart a long, thick shaft, he took hold of one end with both hands and with an effort brandished it over the mare.
Two young fellows in the cart were just getting whips ready to help Mikolka.
Two lads in the crowd snatched up whips and ran to the mare to beat her about the ribs.
But the six whips were attacking her in all directions, and the shaft was raised again and fell upon her a third time, then a fourth, with heavy measured blows.
House Minority Whip
Steny Hoyer of Maryland named Castro to the position.
For every stroke on the body of the convict, the executor holding the whip
must avoid any pulling motion so as to avoid unnecessary injury to the skin and flesh (section 125(3)(f));